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Title: CROWSTARVER_ THE
By: Dick King-Smith
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0552546038
ISBN 13: 9780552546034
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Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE CHILDREN'S PUBLISHERS UK
Pub. date: 1 July, 1999
Pages: 192
Description: When Tom the shepherd comes across a wailing little bundle in the lambing pens, it changes his life. He and his wife are childless and are delighted to adopt the baby, but soon realize that "Spider" is no ordinary child. He has a strange special gift, for he can communicate with animals.
Synopsis: Crowstarving was the ideal job for Spider - he was on his own - yet never alone, for all around him were animals of one sort or another. Discovered as a foundling in a lambing pen, Spider Sparrow grows up surrounded by animals. From sheep and horses to wild otters and foxes, Spider loves them all, even the crows must scare away the newly sown wheat. Amazingly, every animal who meets Spider implicitly trusts the young boy. This magical rapport is Spider's unique gift, but nothing else in his tough life is so easy.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Corgi Childrens
Prizes: Winner of Smarties Book Prize Bronze Award 1998 Winner of Times Educational Supplement NASEN Award 1998 Short-listed for Smarties Book Prize 9-11 Category 1998
Returns: Returnable
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ARISTOTLE
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ARISTOTLE (HB)
ARISTOTLE (PB)
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BABE LE COCHON DEVENU BERGER (PB)
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BILLY THE BIRD (CD)
BILLY THE BIRD (CD)
BILLY THE BIRD (PB)
BILLY THE BIRD (PB)
BINGO LINGO (PB)
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BLESSU (PB)
BRINGING HUMAN RIGHTS TO LIFE (PB)
CAT PATROL (PB)
CATLADY
CATLADY (CD)
CATLADY (HB)
CATLADY_ THE (PB)
CATLADY_ THE (PB)
CHEWING THE CUD (HB)
CINDERELLA (PB)
CLEVER DUCK
CLEVER DUCK (AUD)
CLEVER LOLLIPOP (HB)
CLEVER LOLLIPOP (PB)
CLEVER LOLLIPOP (PB)
CONNIE & ROLLO (PB)
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CROWSTARVER
CUCKOO CHILD
DAGGIE DOGFOOT (HB)
DICK KING-SMITH PACK
DICK KING-SMITH'S ALPHABEASTS (HB)
DICK KING-SMITH'S BOOK OF PETS (PB)
DINOSAUR SCHOOL (PB)
DINOSAUR TROUBLE
DINOSAUR TROUBLE (PB)
DINOSAUR TROUBLE (PB)
DODOS ARE FOREVER
DODOS ARE FOREVER
DUMPLING (PB)
E. S. P. (HB)
E. S. P. (PB)
E. S. P. (PB)
E.S.P. (PB)
EMILY'S LEGS (PB)
EMILY'S LEGS (PB)
ENJOY GUIDED READING
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FIND THE WHITE HORSE (AUD)
FINGER-EATER
FINGER-EATER (CD)
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FISH IN ROOM 11 (PB)
FOG HOUNDS AND OTHER STORIES (PB)
FOX BUSTERS
FRIENDS AND BROTHERS
FRIENDS AND BROTHERS (CD)
FUNNY FRANK
FUNNY FRANK (CD)
FUNNY FRANK (HB)
FUNNY FRANK (PB)
GEORGE SPEAKS
GEORGE SPEAKS (AUD)
GEORGE SPEAKS (CD)
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GODHANGER
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GOLDEN GOOSE
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GRIPPING TALES
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GUARD DOG
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GUESS, THE CURSE AND THE MESSAGE
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GUIDES DU ROUTARD ETRANGER (PB)
GUIDES DU ROUTARD ETRANGER (PB)
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HAIRY HEZEKIAH
HAIRY HEZEKIAH (HB)
HAIRY HEZEKIAH (PB)
HANSEL AND GRETEL (PB)
HAPPY MOUSEDAY
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HARRIET'S HARE
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HARRY EST FOU (PB)
HARRY''S MAD
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HENRY POND THE POET (PB)
HENRY POND THE POET (PB)
HOCUS POCUS (HB)
HOCUS POCUS (PB)
HOMECOMING
HOMECOMING
HOMECOMING (HB)
HOMECOMING (PB)
HOMECOMING (PB)
HORSE PIE
HORSE PIE
HORSE PIE (PB)
HOW GREEN WAS MY MOUSE
HOW GREEN WAS MY MOUSE (AUD)
HOW GREEN WAS MY MOUSE (CD)
I LOVE GUINEA PIGS (PB)
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JET THE RESCUE DOG
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JUST BINNIE
JUST BINNIE
JUST BINNIE (AUD)
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LADY DAISY
LADY DAISY (AUD)
LADY DAISY (PB)
LADY LOLLIPOP
LADY LOLLIPOP (CD)
LADY LOLLIPOP (PB)
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LE GARCON DANS LA BOITE A BISCUITS (PB)
LEISURE AND CLASS IN VICTORIAN ENGLAND
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LONGUE VIE AUX DODOS (PB)
LOTTIE'S LETTER (PB)
LUCY WILLOW
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MAGNUS POWERMOUSE
MAGNUS POWERMOUSE (PB)
MANAGEMENT BRIEFING
MANAGEMENT BRIEFING
MANAGEMENT BRIEFING
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